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. >> and nancy pelosi is telling in the new session of congress that she will remain the house majority leader. she will remain at the helm of the party and the democrats felt to win the necessary 25 additional seats to make up the majority party. that would have made posey the speaker of the house again. >> poslesi. we're waiting for her to take the stage and make her announcement. everyone is wondering whether she will continue to remain as leader of the democrats in the house when fact it looks like she will be a spiritual and official and a few moments. 25 years of service representing san francisco. a vocal liberal voice that will be retained their opposing the republican agenda if she is to stay in place. >> they felt when the majority but with pelosi in the level voice. she is a lot to california and the bay area. >> she is a massive fund- raising machine for the democratic party. the democrats had to push to turn the election to gain 25 seats. that would put them back in the majority of the house. the majority they had during the first two years of president obamas term. then had a tea
nancy pelosi linesp dozens of women why she wants to keep her job in washington. israel launches an assault on gaza including this assassination, who was killed and why. >> dan: there has been a lot of speculation that nancy pelosi might step down after failing to win back the house, tonight she says she will ask her democratic colleagues to keep her on in the house of represent i identifies. mark matthews for the reason. >> all the women elected, she announced she would like to stay on as the house minority leader. >> we have work to do. i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. [ applause ] >> she failed in her drive to take back the house, but that is not going to count against her? >> my colleagues made it very clear. i think they must have coordinated with each other because their message was clear, don't even think of leaving. >> on election night it became democrats would not be taking back the house, i asked the spokesman for democratic committee if she failed? >> she is the best fund-raiser in the histor
leaders need to do and what the nation faces. >> reporter: nancy pelosi spent this veterans day mixing and mingling with people at the presidio. >> we have a deficit that we have to deal with. we have to do it with growth creation of jobs cuts we all know that also with revenue. >> reporter: she will be returning to capitol hill with plans to push a deal backed by president obama, that will include tax hikes on wealthier households. republicans have already started digging in. >> raising tax rates will slow our ability to create the jobs that everyone says they want. >> reporter: what are the consequences if lawmakers cannot make a deal? >> fiscal live is bad -- physical cliff is bad if it happens. >> reporter: if scheduled cuts are imposed 400,000 government jobs tied to defense spending could be slashed. 400,000 jobs tied to nondefense spending could be eliminated. when it comes to taxes, all rates are scheduled to rise. >> at one point we had higher taxes what we are talking about transitioning from low taxes to high taxes so the immediate effect is, everyone has less income and spe
as opposed to the senate, do you hear anything nancy pelosi is going to have a news conference, a press conference, later today? what do you think she's going to do? any word? >> i have no idea. no idea. >> thank you for your honesty. go get me a cup of coffee. >> did you watch this program yesterday? debbie wassermann schultz said she's staying. most of the people i talk to say she's staying. i think her body language yesterday when she was sparring with the press a little bit suggest she's staying. and if we're wrong, i won't be here tomorrow. >> let's go back to congressman ryan and his comments. the interesting thing that president obama did yesterday, he's been, you know, criticized -- was criticized a lot from a lot of different angles in the first four years of his time in office. but one of the things that the left and some in the center criticized him for was constantly negotiating against himself, that he was not a tactical negotiator. yesterday was as much as anything an announcement. he's not going to get the tax increases that he wants. that number. but he's not coming in -
's a mandate here? >> i don't because then they would have put nancy pelosi in charge of the house of representatives. see, i think these ideas that we talked about, i think they're popular ideas. this is a very close election. and unfortunately, divided government didn't work very well the last two years. we're going to have to make sure it works in the next two years. that means, i think, that both parties have to talk to each other. >> but could you see yourself supporting a plan that raises tax rates? >> i'm not for raising tax rates. >> so you won't support a plan? >> i don't want to get into negotiating with the media, but i do not support raising tax rates. >> period. >> yeah, i've been saying that my entire career. >> the fiscal cliff. i mean, there are people -- you read them, you hear them, say, you know, let us go off the fiscal cliff. that might be one way to really resolve the situation. what happens if we go off the fiscal cliff? what is the fiscal cliff? >> well -- >> i can't even balance a checking account. what is it? >> it's actually more like 2 1/2 cliffs because
allegations involving the voice of elmo. we're back in a moment. >>> you may not want to play poker with nancy pelosi. the san francisco congressman is holding her cards close, not revealing whether she wants to remain the minority leader in the house. >> let's see, what time is it now? it's 2:00 on tuesday. i'll see you right here 10:00 tomorrow morning. while i love you all very dearly, i thought maybe i would talk to my own caucus before i shared that information with you. >> pelosi, as you know, won re-election in a landslide last tuesday. whether she will stay in her post has been a much-discussed topic on capitol hill since then. democrats made gains in the house but failed to seize control of the chamber. >>> so the election is over, so when will we feel the impact of the vote? on the state level democrats have a full two-thirds majority of both houses in the california legislature. >> for more on the power shift we bring in our nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston. larry, what mean kg we read into this and what changes can we see? >> a lot more than people right think. for year
republican leaders will also be going to the white house on friday. house democratic leader nancy pelosi joins steve israel to introduce a new house democrat, new house democrats who were elected this month. these members will take office in january, and c-span is scheduled to cover this briefing live at 2 eastern right after the house gavels out. >> c-span invites middle and high school students to send a message to the president through a short video. let president obama know what's the most important issue he should consider in 2013 for a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. c-span's student cam video competition is open to students grades 6-12, and the deadline is january 18, 2013. go online to studentcam.org. >> what i like about c pan's coverage is -- c-span's coverage is it's in depth. often times you'll cover an event from start to finish, and i can get the information that i need. i like to watch "the communicators," i like to watch congressional hearings. the events that you do at the national press club where there are policy leaders speaking, i find those useful. >> howar
for talks to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. house minority leader nancy pelosi says no tax hike, no deal. >> close lop holes far too little money. and it could be they have said they want it to be revenue neutral. if it's going to bring in revenue. the president has clear that the higher income people have to pay their fair share. >> republicans argue now ♪ time to raise taxes on anyone if lawmakers don't reach a deal, hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases and spending cuts go into effect january 1st. >> in new york, it apparently pays to be dead. you heard me. audit of the state's medicaid program from march of 2006, to february 2011, found that $1.9 million was coughed up for hundreds of people that were no longer alive. one person received more than $25,000 a year for seven years after he had died. that's a good business. in all, the audit found about $26.8 million in improper payments made by the program. people all over the country expressing their anger for obama care with their love of pizza. the group rebooting america organizing pappa johns appreciation day. that so
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